Buy It Now Auction Starts Monday 22 May 2017, 5 pm EDT

Come check us out for some rare domestic breeder grown fish! Tonight (May 22nd 2017 5PM EDT) is the launch of the another TGC Breeder’s Auction. Previous auctions have been a great success with donated fish sold to help fund The Goldfish Council’s upcoming goldfish research projects. As with the previous auctions all fish available for sale have … Read more

Ted Tai – 2017 YTD Breeding Projects

It’s hard to believe that we are already in the month of May. The weather here in the Greater Toronto Area has been unseasonably cool. I’m hoping that the weather warms up soon so that I can move most of my goldfish into the outdoor pond. This year, I’ve had quite a few spawns and … Read more

Blog 2017 – 10: Food, Floating, Fry, and Future by Gary Hater

  Above, baby Ranchu from my TOKS line that became free swimming on Valentine’s day, after hatching two days earlier. Many people fail to realize, that until the fry are free swimming you feed nothing. Also, at this stage, try never to use a net, they are just too tender. For many of us, breeding … Read more

Steamed Eggs for fry and young fish With the additives like dried blood worms

By Gary Hater Introduction In North America and much of the EU, raising fry has become a regiment of hatching brine shrimp and gradually converting to gel food, frozen food, or micro pellets. Recently on Facebook I saw a video on raising young fry with steamed chicken eggs in the Chinese tradition. After searching the … Read more

05 April 2017 President’s Blog

Something new! There will soon be articles posted here on the website. Articles will be more detailed and a little longer than a blog. Our VP of Programs, Robert Crosby, has a new piece upcoming as do I with an article coming out later today. For my article I have been doing trials on steamed chicken … Read more

The Fishroom Diaries-Shipping Goldfish on a Small Scale in the USA

By Rob Crosby As all hardcore goldfish enthusiasts will attest, sooner or later, you will have more fish than you can handle, and you will likely be looking for an outlet to offload some extras. Back in the day, we could always take these fish to the local fish store and trade them for store … Read more

MAKING A NEW LINE- WHATS INVOLVED

Well, I have looked at black fish for many years and yes, they are my favorite, but what about having some fish with the same bodies and broadtails as the moors, but in a different color? I have been intrigued by this for some years, but when I tried it a couple of times, the … Read more

The Fishroom Diaries-Back to the Lowly Box Filter

  Have you ever noticed how for some people, the aquarium hobby is as much about filtration as it is about the fish? I can remember my first aquarium- a five gallon metal framed tank with a small corner box filter. The filter media were “angel hair”, or spun glass, and charcoal. At that time, … Read more

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Fish Adventure!

Over the past few months, there has been an abundance of high quality goldfish being imported into fish stores across the Greater Toronto Area. These grade A, AA & AAA goldfish are coming from various farms in China, Thailand and Singapore. A few weeks ago, my cousin Billy Tai and I ventured out to a number … Read more

Blog 2017 – 9: Food, Floating, Fry, and Future by Gary Hater

  Ryukins, above need high protein, high fat pellets once they get 2-2.5”, breeders must also push the pellet size to 1.0mm-1.5mm. Without maximizing the size, the fish never get optimum in size and shape We established in the previous blog, the key categories for measuring food contents by major subgroups; protein, fat, carbohydrates, fiber, … Read more